Grand jury indicts 16 people


Staff report



The Fulton County Grand Jury recently considered indictments charging individuals with Fulton County crimes, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Jeffrey S. Boda, 31, of Swanton was indicted on one count of domestic violence. On or about May 15, 2016, he allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family or household member, having previously been convicted of domestic violence.

Derek T. Hazel, 28, of Swanton was indicted on two counts of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about April 15, 2016, he allegedly possessed drugs.

Shawn M. Leininger, 22, of Swanton was indicted on three counts of theft and 12 counts of forgery. On or about March 4, 2016, to March 10, 2016, he allegedly stole jewelry and blank checks. He also allegedly forged 12 blank checks.

Frank J. Rice III, 33, of Bryan was indicted on one count of theft and one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. On or about May 15, 2016, to May 24, 2016, he allegedly stole property valued at more than $1,000 but less than $7,500, and allegedly participated in an enterprise through a pattern of corrupt activity.

Alexandria D. Lee, 18, of Wauseon was indicted on one count of possession of cocaine. On or about April 13, 2016, she allegedly possessed cocaine.

Jason G. Huntley, 44, of Lyons was indicted on one count of misuse of credit cards and one count of theft from a person in a protected class. On or about March 28, 2016, to April 14, 2016, he allegedly stole cash valued at more than $1,000 but less than $7,500 from an elderly person, and allegedly used an elderly person’s credit card without permission to purchase property valued at more than $1,000 but less than $7,500.

Brad E. Smith, 31, of Swanton was indicted on one count of burglary, one count of trespass in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present, and one count of criminal damaging or endangering. On or about June 7, 2016, he allegedly trespassed in an occupied structure with the purpose to commit a criminal offense, and allegedly caused or created a substantial risk of physical harm to the property of another.

Kevin A. McFarland, 24, of Swanton was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about May 7, 2016, he allegedly possessed drugs.

Rita A. Thie, 60, of Swanton was indicted on one count of passing bad checks, one count of grand theft, and one count of theft. On or about Oct. 10, 2015, to Nov. 30, 2015, she allegedly stole cash and allegedly wrote a check for $7,500 or more but less than $150,000, knowing that it would be dishonored.

Selina A. Galloway, 20, of Toledo was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possessing criminal tools. On or about March 25, 2016, she allegedly received property valued at $1,000 or more but less than $7,500, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the property had been stolen. She also allegedly possessed instruments to use in the commission of a felony criminal offense.

Ataisia D. Hollis, 20, of Toledo was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possessing criminal tools. On or about March 25, 2016, she allegedly received property valued at $1,000 or more but less than $7,500, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the property had been stolen. She also allegedly possessed instruments to use in the commission of a felony criminal offense.

Darquasia L. Henson, 22, of Toledo, was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possessing criminal tools. On or about March 25, 2016, she allegedly received property valued at $1,000 or more but less than $7,500, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the property had been stolen. She also allegedly possessed instruments to use in the commission of a felony criminal offense.

Matthew A. Maras, 31, of Toledo was indicted on one count of grand theft and one count of having weapons while under disability. On or about May 7, 2016, he allegedly stole a firearm and allegedly possessed a firearm when he was not relieved from disability after having been previously convicted of a felony offense.

Kenneth A. Thatcher, 29, of Delta was indicted on one count of aggravated possession of drugs. On or about Oct. 11, 2015, he allegedly possessed oxycodone.

Amy L. Powers, 42, of Fayette was indicted on five counts of workers’ compensation fraud. On or about Jan. 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015, she allegedly failed to maintain workers’ compensation coverage as required. The value of the unpaid premiums allegedly totaled more than $7,500 but less than $150,000.

An indictment is merely an accusation. All criminal defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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